Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fifty-Five Years Later, A Rising Senior’s Vacation Souvenirs Tell a Terrific Story about New York and the Value of Scrapbook Ephemera

My mother deserves a prize for suggesting that we take the “Roosevelt Ride” last Saturday. Her idea to leave New York City behind and venture north to Hyde Park was the result of a trip she and my great-grandmother took … Continue reading

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Have Fifteen Hours in New York City? Experience Grand Central Station, Hudson River Views, and the “Roosevelt Ride” to Hyde Park

Last December’s “Holiday Shopping Red Eye” motorcoach tour to New York City was so enjoyable that we decided to give AAA Ohio Club’s New York City Summer Red-Eye tour a try. Leaving the AAA Worthington office parking lot at 6:15 … Continue reading

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Until I’m “Ready-To-Ring,” I’ll be Practicing Pedaling Backwards While Counting

Almost a year to the day since I attended Handglockenchor Gotha’s concert at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Westerville, I finally gave handbell-ringing a try. Still on the lookout for something fulfilling and fun to do in my free time, … Continue reading

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